The Neverending Story | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Edmund Fuller

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Critical Essay by Edmund Fuller

["The Neverending Story"] is full of fresh, imaginative invention, although, like all such modern works, it owes honorable debts to our heritage of myth, legend and fable. Originality, in such matters, lies in variations upon themes, embellishing ancient motifs with new details.

"The Neverending Story" has the classic element of the unexpected entry of a human child into a wholly other world, crossovers from which are a tricky problem. It combines mission and quest, laying the burden of overcoming evil and destruction upon the shoulders of an initially reluctant, unprepossessing hero….

Fantastica is threatened by Nothing. Vast holes of Nothing appear in the land, expanding, combining. Like a black hole, the Nothing sucks in anything that comes too close. Soon it will invade the very heart of the land, the Ivory Tower of the ruler of Fantastica...

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